Navigation Links
Diabetes Cases Expected to Double in 25 Years
Date:11/27/2009

Soaring rates to bring unprecedented medical, economic burdens, study predicts

FRIDAY, Nov. 27 (HealthDay News) -- The number of people with diabetes in the United States is expected to double over the next 25 years, a new study predicts.

That would bring the total by 2034 to about 44.1 million people with the disease, up from 23.7 million today.

At the same time, the cost of treating people with diabetes will triple, the study also warns, rising from an estimated $113 billion in 2009 to $336 billion in 2034.

One factor driving the soaring costs: the number of people living with diabetes for lengthy periods, the researchers said. Over time, the cost of caring for someone with diabetes tends to rise along with their risk for developing complications, such as end-stage renal disease, which requires dialysis.

"We believe our model provides a more precise estimate of what the population size will look like and what it will cost the country and government programs like Medicare," said study author Dr. Elbert Huang, an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Chicago.

Prior forecasts, including the ones currently used by the federal government's budget analysts, have underestimated the burden, the researchers said. A 1991 study, for example, predicted that 11.6 million people would have diabetes in 2030. In 2009, there were already more than twice that many living with diabetes.

"In a similar way, we may be underestimating what's happening, which is actually very disturbing," Huang said.

Among Medicare beneficiaries, the number with diabetes is expected to rise from 8.2 million to 14.6 million in 2034, with an accompanying rise in spending from $45 billion to $171 billion.

"That essentially means that in 2034, half of all direct spending on diabetes care will be coming from the Medicare population," Huang said.

The study is published in the Decembe
'/>"/>

Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Diabetes Population to Double, Diabetes Costs to Nearly Triple, in 25 Years, New Study Shows
2. Diabetes cases to double and costs to triple by 2034
3. Type 1 Diabetes May Have a New Foe
4. One Step Closer to New Diabetes Treatment
5. Home Care Delivered, Inc. Recognizes November as National Diabetes Awareness Month
6. Diabetes surgery summit consensus lays foundation for new field of medicine
7. ESC to give talks on diabetes in 3 cities in China
8. Appalachia, Southeast Hit Hardest by Obesity and Diabetes
9. Is type 2 diabetes mellitus a risk factor for gallbladder, biliary and pancreatic cancer?
10. Joslin Diabetes Centers Upgraded Website Offers Improved Access
11. AFB Senior Site Offers New Information to Help Senior Citizens Manage Diabetes and Vision Loss
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/5/2015)... NY (PRWEB) May 05, 2015 ... IVF Clinic in Greece, an experienced team of ... treatment of infertility for patients around the globe. , ... with VisitandCare.com. Greece unquestionably remains a global leader in ... talented and hard-working fertility specialists in the world who ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... York, New York (PRWEB) May 05, 2015 ... lawsuits ( http://www.testosteronelawsuithub.com/ ) filed on behalf ... complications due to their use of prescription ... in the federal multidistrict litigation underway in ... According to court documents dated May 1st, ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville’s cancer program has ... the American College of Surgeons. , To earn the ... 30 Commission on Cancer quality care standards, be evaluated ... levels of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient-centered ... care locally at a CoC-accredited cancer center, they are ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) May 05, 2015 ... Software of Victoria BC announced the Skedans Sensor ... The platform, for mobile and web app developers, provides ... from airborne and mobile sensors. , The Skedans Sensor ... at the intersection of the Internet of Things, Web ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... May 05, 2015 MAP Health Management, ... revenue cycle management for addiction treatment facilities, announced today ... President of Business Development. Mr. Mooney, who has more ... field, will be responsible for developing new strategic partnerships ... MAP’s core products and new initiatives. , Prior to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Maternity Health IVF Clinic in Greece Demonstrates Industry-Leading Fertility Technology 2Health News:Maternity Health IVF Clinic in Greece Demonstrates Industry-Leading Fertility Technology 3Health News:Federal Testosterone Lawsuit Defendants Recently Submitted Answers to Master Long Form Complaint 2Health News:Federal Testosterone Lawsuit Defendants Recently Submitted Answers to Master Long Form Complaint 3Health News:Federal Testosterone Lawsuit Defendants Recently Submitted Answers to Master Long Form Complaint 4Health News:Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville Receives National Cancer Reaccreditation 2Health News:Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville Receives National Cancer Reaccreditation 3Health News:Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville Receives National Cancer Reaccreditation 4Health News:Skedans Systems Announces Skedans Sensor Collaboration Platform at AUVSI's Unmanned Systems 2015 in Atlanta 2Health News:Jimmy Mooney, an Addiction Treatment Veteran, Named Vice President of Business Development at MAP Health Management, LLC 2
... Risk highest among those who had mechanical ventilation, study finds ... from the hospital after a stay in the intensive care ... following three years, new research shows. , The risk of ... while in the ICU, according to the report published in ...
... would lower people,s quality of life, , TUESDAY, March 2 ... by kidney failure yield mixed results, depending on the severity ... on dialysis with severe anemia, according to the study, tend ... -- known as erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) and marketed as Epogen, ...
... , Irvine, Calif., March 1, 2010 UC Irvine neurobiologists ... health and, therefore, that mental stimulation could limit the ... Using a novel visualization technique they devised to study memory, ... found that everyday forms of learning animate neuron receptors that ...
... ... ... , ... WASHINGTON , March 2 Vice Admiral ...
... ... ... , ... ...
... nanoparticle growing in popularity as a bactericidal agent has been ... University study. Tested on fathead minnows ╨ an organism ... life -- nanosilver suspended in solution proved toxic and even ... settle, the solution became several times less toxic but still ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Death After Discharge Rates Higher in Elderly ICU Patients 2Health News:For Some on Dialysis, Anemia Drugs Pose Risks 2Health News:For Some on Dialysis, Anemia Drugs Pose Risks 3Health News:For Some on Dialysis, Anemia Drugs Pose Risks 4Health News:Learning keeps brain healthy, UCI researchers find 2Health News:AMA Honors Vice Admiral John Mateczun, M.D., With Top Government Service Award 2Health News:AMA Honors Vice Admiral John Mateczun, M.D., With Top Government Service Award 3Health News:LG Electronics Expands Benefits of Healthcare HDTVs With New Compliance Ratings at HIMSS 2010 2Health News:LG Electronics Expands Benefits of Healthcare HDTVs With New Compliance Ratings at HIMSS 2010 3Health News:LG Electronics Expands Benefits of Healthcare HDTVs With New Compliance Ratings at HIMSS 2010 4Health News:LG Electronics Expands Benefits of Healthcare HDTVs With New Compliance Ratings at HIMSS 2010 5Health News:Popular nanoparticle causes toxicity in fish, study shows 2
(Date:5/5/2015)... and ST. LOUIS , ... blood pressure or high cholesterol may achieve better health ... networks, according to early results of a unique program ... ESRX ). "Pharmacists are one of ... frequent interactions with our members presents enormous opportunities to ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... Lymphatic pump treatment (LPT) shows promise in ... a new study published in The Journal of ... performed LPT on infected rats three times a day ... to treat pneumonia. After 96 hours, over 60 percent ... 25 percent of rats who received levofloxacin alone. ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... PORTLAND, Oregon , May 5, 2015 ... market in the US, Europe , ( ... , Spain , UK) and ... and etiology are reviewed. The report provides the 5-year test volume ... Ag, HCV, HCV NAT, Anti-HBc, Anti-HBs, Anti-HAV, Hepatitis Delta, HBc Ag, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:SCAN Health Plan, Express Scripts' Quality Network Improves Medicare Beneficiary Health 2SCAN Health Plan, Express Scripts' Quality Network Improves Medicare Beneficiary Health 3SCAN Health Plan, Express Scripts' Quality Network Improves Medicare Beneficiary Health 4Lymphatic Pump Treatment Enhances Antibiotic Effectiveness for Treating Pneumonia 22015 Opportunities in the Global Hepatitis Diagnostic Testing Market: Big Market Research 22015 Opportunities in the Global Hepatitis Diagnostic Testing Market: Big Market Research 3
... disease ELISA products make us a leader ... for faster integration into the busy laboratory, ... reliability and run-to-run consistency. Our Infectious Disease ... a wide range of serological assays including ...
... infectious disease ELISA products make us a ... protocols for faster integration into the busy ... increased reliability and run-to-run consistency. Our Infectious ... for a wide range of serological assays ...
... infectious disease ELISA products make us a ... protocols for faster integration into the busy ... increased reliability and run-to-run consistency. Our Infectious ... for a wide range of serological assays ...
... breadth of infectious disease ELISA products make ... standard assay protocols for faster integration into ... products provide increased reliability and run-to-run consistency. ... detection assays for a wide range of ...
Medicine Products: